MINI TRAVERSE (AMPHITHEATRE - CATHEDRAL 5 DAYS)

Day 1 :

Drive to Sentinel Car Park (2500m) from Amphitheatre Backpackers.
Start hiking at (10H00), up around Sentinel Peak, via the chain ladders to the Tugela Falls (Second Highest waterfall in the world) for lunch and then make your way across the Kubedu valley to sleep overnight by crystal clear streams with the stars above (Tents).

Day 2 :
Up ridges to the escarpment edge with views of Mdumeni Abbey, Pins, and Rwanqua to camp by mountain streams (Tents.)

Day 3 :
Around the Mnweni Cutback and Madonna and her Hanging Valleys, to camp in Mpwonjane Cave, at the escarpment edge, to awake with a sunrise view from the cave (Cave.)

Day 4 :
Past the Rockeries to a vulture colony where we are above the soaring heights of the Cape Vulture. Past the saddle to Twins Cave, for sunset views (Cave.)

Day 5 : 
  • Option 1: Twins to Bell traverse, with lunch on the top of Cathedral Peak. Down to the hotel via Orange peel cap (Shorter yet exposed.) The night is spent back at Amphitheatre Backpackers Lodge.

  • Option 2 : Down Mlongbange Pass. (Longer but less exposed.) The night is spent back at Amphitheatre Backpackers Lodge.

Note:  5 days is the recommended time frame, yet if clients are fitter, it is possible to do in 4 days.


MAFADI PEAK 3450M (HIGHEST PEAK IN SOUTH AFRICA 4 DAYS- INJASUTI

Day 1 :
Drive to Injasuti hutted camp. Start hiking at 10H00 up to Centenary Hut where we sleep in tents (Tents.)

Day 2 :
Around the contour path, past corner pass, ascend Judges Pass sleep in Upper Injasuti Cave, with views of The Triplets (Cave)

Day 3 :
Summit Mafadi Peak, down Judges Pass to Centenary Hut (Tents.)

Day 4 :
Down to Injasuti. The night is spent back at Amphitheatre Backpackers Lodge.

Note : Depending on the clients fitness and capabilities, other passes  can be descended to the exit point.

Rolands Cave to Twins Cave and Bell Traverse (3 Days)


Day 1 :
Drive to Cathedral Peak from Amphitheatre Backpackers to start hiking at 10H00. Up Camel Pass to Rolands Cave (Cave.)

Day 2 :
Up to Cleft Peak, around the escarpment with views of The Column, The Pyramid, The Cockcades, The Plume and The Elephant, to Twins Cave (Cave).

Day 3 : Twins to Bell Traverse. Climb Cathedral Peak for lunch. Down to the hotel via Orange Peel Gap. The night is spent back at Amphitheatre Backpackers Lodge.

Please note that if you have issues with heights we do not advise this hike.


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